Showing posts from October, 2016

A Quick Trip to New England

Before the whole idea of selling the house and going full-time in the RV even got off the ground, we had discussed making a trip to New England in the fall to see the beautiful trees and colors changing. We made arrangements to meet up with Jeff's parents and make a quick weekend trip through upstate New York, Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine, and Massachusetts.   Since we already had all of the arrangements made, we left Garrett home alone for the weekend and headed off for a great time!  It was so nice to have a few days of resting and not working on the house, the trailer, or our jobs.  Thanks for Jeff's parents for going with us and helping us relax.

Let the Adventure Begin

Many of our friends and family think we are crazy (and we probably are.)  Others are jealous and excited to watch the adventure unfold.

Traveling has been an important part of our lives from the beginning of our marriage. We lived hundreds of miles from either of our families so even before we got married, we decided that travel would be a significant part of our budget and lives. Over the years, we have had some very exciting trips with our friends and family - Disney World in Orlando, San Antonio, ski trips in Colorado, lots of weekend trips to Chicago, New York City, New England, Seattle, Trinidad & Tobago, and more in addition to trips to visit our family in New York, Nebraska, Oklahoma, and Texas.

This trip is a little different though. We began talking about this idea of visiting all 50 states a few months ago.  We don't really NEED this big house anymore.  We built it in 2001 as a place to raise our children, and we've done that. Brianna is married and living in Te…